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Local news for Incheon, South Korea continually updated from thousands of sources on the web.

3 hrs ago | Canada.com

Metro Vancouver Koreans to hold a candlelight vigil for ferry disaster victims

The wrecking ball has destroyed many of the city's older homes in recent years, victims of the overheated development and real estate markets.

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7 hrs ago | Click2Houston

Authorities search ferry owner's offices

South Korean authorities searched the offices of the company that owns the sunken ferry Sewol on Wednesday, prosecutors confirmed to CNN, broadening a criminal investigation that has already ensnared 11 members of the ill-fated ship's crew.

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8 hrs ago | Nikkei Net Interactive

Philippine-India consortium to overhaul Cebu airport by 2018

A consortium led by Philippine builder Megawide and India's GMR Infrastructure signed a 25-year contract Tuesday to operate and expand Mactan-Cebu International Airport.

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12 hrs ago | TheCourier.com

SKorean city full of grief prepares for more

A mourner weeps as he pays tribute to the victims of the sunken ferry Sewol in the water off the southern coast at a gymnasium, in Ansan, South Korea, Wednesday, April 23, 2014.

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12 hrs ago | Korea Herald

[Ferry Disaster] Mogul's home, offices raided in ferry probe

Prosecutors raided Wednesday the home of the family that owns Chonghaejin Marine Co., the operator of the sunken ferry Sewol, as well as the firm's offices and those of its affiliates, as part of a widening probe into the cause of the disaster.

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13 hrs ago | National Public Radio

SKorean City Full Of Grief Prepares For More

The altar of the memorial is a wall of white and yellow flowers and greens, surrounding photos of 47 students and teachers whose bodies have been identified after being recovered from the ferry Sewol.

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13 hrs ago | News24

Kids tried desperately to survive as ferry sank

Relatives of passengers of the capsized South Korean ferry "Sewol" pray in an area where family members of victims of the disaster are gathered along Jindo harbour.

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17 hrs ago | Prince George Citizen

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An off-duty helmsman Oh Yong-seok of the sunken ferry Sewol speaks on a bed at Mokpo Hankook Hospital where he gets treatment for minor injuries in Mokpo, South Korea, Saturday, April 19, 2014.

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17 hrs ago | The Washington Post

Captain who left doomed ferry had 40 years at sea

In this April 19, 2014 file photo, Lee Joon-seok, center, the captain of the sunken ferry boat Sewol in the water off the southern coast, arrives at the headquarters of a joint investigation team of prosecutors and police in Mokpo, south of Seoul, South Korea.

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Tue Apr 22, 2014

Christian Science Monitor

Volunteers find scenes of hope, despair at S. Korea ferry site

Relatives of passengers aboard the sunken ferry Sewol wait for news on their missing loved ones at a gymnasium in Jindo, south of Seoul, South Korea, Monday, April 21, 2014.

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ITV

More bodies recovered in Sewol passenger search

The death toll has reached 139 in the continuing search for missing passengers from the capsized Sewol ferry in South Korea.

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Wall Street Journal

Grief for a Wife Lost at Sea

Sitting on a small mat in the gymnasium that has become a kind of refugee camp for the families of those lost in last week's ferry disaster, 67-year-old Mr. Choi shows a photo on his smartphone of his wife, Choi Soon-bok, looking cheery in a dark-brown padded jacket and dotted scarf under a willow tree near their home in western Seoul.

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Bangkok Post

Thai AirAsia X inaugural flight in June

The new long-haul low-fare airline Thai AirAsia X will make its inaugural flight on June 17, launching a daily service between Bangkok and Seoul, and plans to add Tokyo and Osaka to its flight schedule in late July.

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Saipan Tribune

24 survivors of shipboard fire arrive on Saipan

Twenty-four survivors of a South Korean car carrier vessel that caught fire at sea arrived at Charlie Dock yesterday afternoon aboard the Panama-flagged ship that rescued them.

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TIME.com

Seoul Warns of Possible North Korea Nuke Test as Obama Flies to East Asia

South Korea says Pyongyang may be preparing to test a nuclear weapon just as U.S. President Barack Obama prepares to land in Asia, further raising tensions as Seoul and Washington seek to strengthen their bilateral alliance North Korea may be preparing to conduct a nuclear test, South Korean officials warned Tuesday.

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South Florida Sun-Sentinel

1st distress call from stricken ferry was from child

South Korean President Park Geun-hye said Monday that the captain and some crew members of the sunken ferry committed "unforgivable, murderous behavior," while criticism of her own government's handling of the disaster grew.

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RTE.ie

Korean ferry accident toll rises to 104

The vessel sank last Wednesday on a routine trip from the port of Incheon to the holiday island of Jeju A crew member of the ferry has said the crew tried to launch lifeboats, but could not get near because of the tilt of the ship.

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Mon Apr 21, 2014

Malaysian National News Agency

Divers Comb Sunken Ferry After Finding Bodies Inside For The First Time

JINDO, South Korea, April 21 -- Another body was recovered in the area of a capsized South Korean ferry early Monday, as hopes were fading rapidly for any survivors among hundreds of people who remain missing.

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The Washington Post

South Korea Ferry Probe Focuses on Vessel's Sharp Turn

The team investigating the sinking of a South Korean ferry that carried 476 people, most of them high school students, is focusing on why the vessel turned sharply before listing off the country's southwestern coast.

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Korea Herald

[Ferry Disaster] Death toll hits 87 as divers pull more bodies from sunken ferry

Coast Guard, Navy and civilian divers recovered more than 20 bodies Monday from a sunken ferry off South Korea's southwest coast as they continued a desperate search for missing passengers.

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